Congress FAQ’s

Where is Āpōpō 2024 Congress being held?
Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre, Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, New Zealand.
Address: 50 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington

Is there parking onsite at Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre?
There is no on-site parking at Tākina. Tākina is located directly across from both Readings on Wakefield and Barnett Street car park. Parking is available all-day Monday-Sunday at Readings on Wakefield and Monday-Saturday at Barnett Street.

Do you cater for special diets?
The venue caters to allergen requirements. Upon registering, please specify your dietary needs in the special dietary requirements box. Additionally, the venue will make every effort to accommodate non-allergy dietary requirements, though full catering cannot be assured.

Do I need to book my own accommodation?
Yes, all accommodation requirements are to be booked by the delegates themselves.

What is the dress code for the Congress?
Dress comfortably and wear shoes that are good for walking. Due to the size of the Congress, the rooms are usually quite spread out.

Black tie is optional for the Gala Dinner, but when else do you get to smarten up and really feel the part – a little formality goes a long way when celebrating the achievements of our fantastic profession.

Will there be free wifi at Āpōpō 2024 Congress?
Yes, free wifi is available within the venue.

How can I see a list of who is attending?
Networking with other Congress delegates is available through the Congress app which will be open to all registered attendees approximately one week prior to the start of the Congress. From the app you will have access to a list of registered attendees who have opted into the networking platform. The delegate list is searchable by a number of different criteria.

Registration FAQ’s

What is included in the full registration fee?
Attendance to all plenary and concurrent sessions, daily catering (light breakfast, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea), one ticket to the Networking Function, Happy Hour and Āpōpō Awards Gala Dinner, admission to exhibition - and did we mention the networking and learning!

How do I pay for my registration fee?
The preferred method of payment is via credit card (Visa or MasterCard), but we are happy to make an exception, with payment by invoice. 

Please note, when paying by invoice, the full payment must be made by the 20th of the month, and no documentation regarding setting up as a payee or supplier will be completed. 

If your organisation does require documentation to be completed, in order to make the payment via invoice then it is suggested that the delegate pays online via a credit card and seeks reimbursement from the organisation. 

Can I share my registration?
Shared registrations are not permitted.

Can registrations be cancelled or transferred?
Should you need to cancel your registration for any reason, you may reassign your registration to another person. If you are unable to arrange a replacement, a full refund less an administration charge of $100.00 will be made providing notification is received by 05 April 2024. after this date refunds will be at the discretion of the Āpōpō.

Is a group discount available?
No discounts apply to early-bird registration pricing. 

Can I register in person at the Congress?
Yes, registrations are accepted onsite, however we encourage you to register early to receive valuable Congress information, and it allows us to account for accurate numbers in catering. 

How will I know I’m registered?
You will receive an email (to the email address you provided) saying you are registered and a link back to your registration details.

How do I access the Āpōpō Congress App?
Access to the Congress app will be emailed to the registered email address with a personalised pin, one week out from the Congress.


Contact Us

Our conference partner is Composition, for all registration and conference enquiries, please contact:

Composition Ltd

P: 03 332 4537